“We shouldn’t always create pressure on a player,” Klopp told reporters. “We spoke about a few things, that’s always important.
“He knows what he has to do, it was not too easy to come in [as a substitute against Leicester].
“He’s a player with such potential.”
Sunderland v Liverpool gets underway at 7.45pm at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday, 30th December 2015 and is live on Sky Sports 1 in the UK.